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Dr.Tomoya Uchimura in Intractable Muscular Disease Project recipient of Travel & Merit Award to ISSCR 2020

June 26, 2020

Dr.Tomoya Uchimura (Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University, Sakurai lab) in Intractable Muscular Disesase Project received a recipient of Travel & Merit Award by International Scoiety of Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) 2020.  Intractable Muscular Disease Project is developing novel therapeutic drugs for intractable muscular diseases such as muscular dystrophy and investigate muscular disease models using patient-derived iPSCs as a tool for disease modeling and drug screening.
Presentation title: Recapitulating functional phenotypes of DMD using patient-derived iPSCs

ISSCR 2020 Virtual, 23-27 June

ISSCR website:https://www.isscr.org/meetings-events/annual-meetings/isscr-2020-virtual

Project details:https://www.takeda.com/49de3e/siteassets/system/what-we-do/t-cira/research/hidetoshi-sakurai_ever2.pdf